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Credit Suisse Group



) pushed the Banking industry lower today making it today's featured Banking laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, Credit Suisse Group fell $0.36 (-1.2%) to $30.35 on average volume. Throughout the day, 942,666 shares of Credit Suisse Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,017,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $30.23-$30.57 after having opened the day at $30.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.71. Other companies within the Banking industry that declined today were:

Severn Bancorp



), down 8.0%,

Village Bank and Trust Financial Corporatio



), down 6.4%,

First Financial Service Corporation



), down 6.0% and

Broadway Financial



), down 5.0%.

Credit Suisse Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services to private, corporate, institutional, and government clients, as well as high-net-worth individuals worldwide. Credit Suisse Group has a market cap of $49.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 25.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Credit Suisse Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Credit Suisse Group

as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall.

On the positive front,

Credit Suisse



), up 8.4%,

CommunityOne Bancorp



), up 6.3%,

Bancorp of New Jersey



), up 5.7% and

Ameriana Bancorp



), up 5.0%.

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